Six Homes for Life built in Bristol

Posted on June 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Bristol based charity, Brunelcare, in partnership with Bristol City Council has constructed six new homes in the Bedminster area of the city based on the principles of a European Union initiative called ‘Homes for Life¹. Launched this summer by former Brunelcare chairman Philip Gray, the scheme has been designed to facilitate housing which ensures a change of lifestyle does not necessitate a change of home. A ‘Home for Life’ provides accommodation that is suitable for both fit and healthy people and those who are infirm. Brunelcare’s six ‘Homes for Life’ provide independent living quarters in bungalow style accommodation. The two-bedroom homes feature easily removable internal walls for flexibility of room sizes and a room in the roof space, designed either to house a live-in carer, a guest or for use as a study for more able-bodied residents. All homes offer under-floor heating, a private garden and parking space. The EU ‘Home for Life’ programme is designed to provide accommodation that offers safe and eas

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